NIDDK Director's Update (July 14, 2005) Addendum : NIDDK

NIDDK Director's Update (July 14, 2005) Addendum

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Brent Stanfield has joined the NIDDK as Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.  Dr. Stanfield comes to us from the Center for Scientific Review (CSR), where he has been serving as Acting Director since October 2003.  Prior to that appointment, Dr. Stanfield served as Deputy Director of CSR for three years, from July 2000 until October 2003.  Dr. Stanfield's NIH experience includes time spent in the NIH Office of the Director of Science Policy and over 13 years spent with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), where he ran the unit on developmental neuroanatomy in the Laboratory of Neurophysiology from 1987 to 1996. 

Dr. Stanfield received his Ph.D. in neurobiology from Washington University in St. Louis in 1978.  He then held faculty positions at the Salk Institute and the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine before coming to the NIH in 1987.  He has published more than 50 journal articles, many of them focused on the hippocampal formation and the development of the cerebral cortex.  Dr. Stanfield also has served as a member of the Editorial Board of The Journal of Comparative Neurology and as an associate editor of The Journal of Neuroscience.

Dr. Stanfield joined the NIDDK on July 1, 2005.

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